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Lawmakers accused Valeant Pharmaceuticals of gouging patients to reward Wall Street investors during a hearing Wednesday scrutinizing the embattled drugmaker's pricing tactics.
by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
5.3.2016
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President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request for emergency money to combat the Zika virus has been sitting before Congress for more than two months, and there's no obvious path forward despite a growing threat in the hot summer months and increasing...
by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
5.3.2016
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Brine spills from oil development in western North Dakota are releasing toxins into soils and waterways, sometimes at levels exceeding federal water quality standards, scientists reported Wednesday.
by John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer
5.3.2016
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After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a "bust" because...
by Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press
5.3.2016
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Volkswagen's CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker's emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests.
by David McHugh, AP Business Writer
5.3.2016
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The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable information and evidence from digital devices because of default encryption, a senior FBI official told members of Congress at a hearing Tuesday.
by Eric Tucker, Associated Press
4.26.2016
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It's not just Wall Street banks. Most companies and groups that paid Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak between 2013 and 2015 have lobbied federal agencies in recent years, and more than one-third are government contractors, an...
by Stephen Braun, Associated Press
4.26.2016
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As many as 170 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday in a symbolic triumph for a landmark deal that once seemed unlikely but now appears on track to enter into force years ahead of schedule.
by Karl Ritter and Carl Anna, Associated Press
4.26.2016
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The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its own products.
by Raf Casert, Associated Press
4.26.2016
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An agreement will give owners of hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions tests the option of having the automaker buy back the cars or fix them, a judge said Thursday.
by Sudhin Thanawala and Tom Krisher, Associated Press
4.26.2016
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SunEdison, a one-time star in the alternative energy field, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday after years of rapid-fire acquisitions left the solar company in a desperate cash situation.
by The Associated Press
4.26.2016
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The U.S. and India have reached a preliminary agreement that will make it easier for the two countries' militaries to work together in disasters or other emergencies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.
by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
4.19.2016
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At least two people were killed and 45 injured by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake that knocked down houses and buckled roads in southern Japan on Thursday night.
by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
4.19.2016
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The Environmental Protection Agency's top water regulator said Wednesday that officials are working urgently to strengthen a federal rule limiting lead and copper in drinking water - a key focus in the ongoing lead-contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan.
by Matthew Daly, Associated Press
4.19.2016
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The vast majority of Americans say they prefer lower prices instead of paying a premium for items labeled "Made in the USA," even if it means those cheaper items are made abroad, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
by Josh Boak and Emily Swanson, Associated Press
4.19.2016
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Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that allows authorities to examine customer emails or online files without the individual's knowledge.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
4.19.2016
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The president of the World Bank on Thursday lamented the weak state of the global economy and warned that the kind of tax evasion exposed in the Panama Papers investigation is fueling poverty around the world.
by Martin Crutsinger and Maria Danilova, Associated Press
4.19.2016
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FBI Director James Comey says discussions are continuing about whether to share detail with Apple about how the bureau hacked an iPhone in a terrorism investigation.
by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
4.12.2016
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Federal money left over from the largely successful fight against Ebola will now go to combating the growing threat of the Zika virus, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.
by Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
4.12.2016
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Aid groups have warned that South Sudan is running out of medicine and facing its largest hunger crisis.
by The Associated Press
4.12.2016
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A European Union official threatened Thursday to sanction Panama and other nations if they don't cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the small country remains a key destination for people who want to...
by Frank Jordans and Raf Casert, Associated Press
4.12.2016
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MedStar Health Inc. said Wednesday that hackers who seriously disrupted its operations and held some data hostage did not exploit software vulnerabilities that were the subjects of warnings in 2007 and 2010 to break into its corporate network.
by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
4.12.2016
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A lottery vendor for years manipulated drawings to enrich himself and associates by installing software code that allowed him to predict winning numbers on specific days of the year, Iowa investigators alleged Wednesday.
by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
4.12.2016
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Tens of thousands of workers and youths took to the streets of France to protest, sometimes violently, a government reform meant to make it easier to hire and fire employees and to relax the country's strict 35-hour workweek.
by Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
4.5.2016
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General Electric Co. asked the U.S. to drop the "too big to fail" tag for GE Capital, saying that its financing operations are a shadow of what they were when the Federal Reserve placed it under strict oversight in the aftermath of the global economic...
by The Associated Press
4.5.2016
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A long section of an overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in a crowded Kolkata neighborhood and sent tons of concrete and steel slamming onto midday traffic, killing at least 21 people and leaving scores of others injured, police said.
by Manik Banerjee, Associated Press
4.5.2016
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The British government scrambled Thursday to save the country's struggling steel industry after Tata Steel announced plans to sell its U.K. plants, which employ almost 20,000 people.
by Jill Lawless, Associated Press
4.5.2016
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Working to display a united front, the United States and key Asian countries will seek Thursday to put more pressure on North Korea as world leaders open a nuclear security summit in Washington.
by Josh Lederman, Associated Press
4.5.2016
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The FBI's victory in breaking into a San Bernardino killer's iPhone without Apple's help merely prolongs a battle over how far the government can go to examine private messages, photos and other files.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
4.5.2016
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Tablets may never again be the consumer sensation they once were, but they are finding new life among professionals.
by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer
3.29.2016
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The head of Bangladesh's central bank resigned Tuesday after hackers managed to divert $101 million from the country's account with the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.
by Julhas Alam, Associated Press
3.29.2016
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President Barack Obama on Monday directed the federal government to come up with a less reactionary and more long-term strategy for dealing with drought.
by Darlene Superville, Associated Press
3.29.2016
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It will take at least two weeks to know whether an alternate method will unlock an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, the head of the FBI's Los Angeles office said Tuesday, adding that federal investigators think they have "a...
by Amanda Lee Myers and Brandon Bailey, Associated Press
3.29.2016
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A day after bombs ripped through Brussels, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that fighting the Islamic State is his "No. 1 priority" and blasted Republican calls for surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods as counterproductive and contrary to U.S....
by Josh Lederman and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
3.29.2016
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Despite the high death toll and dramatic scenes of destruction, this week's attacks in Brussels appear to have been surprisingly easy to carry out, requiring little more than some careful preparation, a handful of motivated militants and ingredients that...
by Josef Federman and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press
3.29.2016
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Brazil's political crisis deepened as judges filed injunctions to block the appointment of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff to his successor following a tumultuous swearing-in ceremony and heated protests.
by Mauricio Savarese and Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press
3.22.2016
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North Korea ignored U.N. resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea on Friday, Seoul and Washington officials said, days after its leader Kim Jong Un ordered weapons tests linked to its pursuit of a long-range nuclear missile...
by Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong Hyung, Associated Press
3.22.2016
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In May, as the first cases of the Zika virus were being detected in Brazil, Rossandra Oliveira stopped receiving a critical tool she needed to do her job: insecticide.
by Joshua Goodman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
3.22.2016
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The Apple-FBI fight may just be the opening salvo in a broader war over encryption, as technology companies continue to lock up their users' messages, photos and other data to shield them from thieves and spies - and, incidentally, criminal investigators.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
3.22.2016
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The Homeland Security Department on Thursday formally began sharing details of new digital threats with private business and other government agencies, a culmination of a longtime effort to improve cybersecurity.
by Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
3.22.2016
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